USAID-funded project helps people with disabilities in Thua Thien-Hue hinh anh 1Illustrative photo (Photo:

Thua Thien-Hue (VNA) – A number of headquarters of agencies, railway stations, hotels, and medical centres at communes and districts in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue have been upgraded over the past three years in order to improve their level of disability access.

This is one of the results of the project on supporting people with disabilities in the province funded by the US Agency for International Development (USAID) via the Action to the Community Development Centre (ACDC).

Ho Dan – Deputy Director of the provincial Department of Labour, Invalids, and Social Affairs – said at a meeting to review outcomes of the project in Hue city on August 14, that more than 2,480 people with disabilities would be able to receive free legal consultations under the project.

The project takes place from October 2015 to September 2018 with a total funding of 5.3 billion VND (about 250,000 USD), aiming to protect the legitimate rights and interests of people with disabilities in the locality.

In 2019, Thua Thien-Hue will strive to provide services for people with disabilities with funding from the USAID through The International Centre. –VNA